Giordana Racing Team

The Velosure Giordana Pro Cycling Team (UCI team code: VGR) are a British UCI Continental cycling team.[1][2]

Velosure Giordana Procycling Team
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Team information
UCI codeVGR
RegisteredUnited Kingdom
Founded2008 (2008)
Discipline(s)Road
StatusUCI Continental
BicyclesPinarello
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
Team manager(s)Phil Griffiths
Malcolm Elliott
Bill Nickson
Team name history
2009
2010
2011
2012–2013
2014-
CandiTV-Marshalls Pasta
Motorpoint-Marshalls Pasta
Motorpoint Pro-Cycling Team
Node4 Giordana Pro Cycling Team
Giordana Racing Team
Giordana Racing Team jersey
Jersey
Team riders at 2011 Tour of Britain

ProfileEdit

The Velosure Giordana cycling team are sponsored by Node4, a Data Centre Services provider. The team rides senior professional events in the United Kingdom and Europe, other than the Grand Tours and UCI ProTour races. They also ride track events such as the Revolution.

In 2012 the team changed its name from Motorpoint to Node4-Giordana.[3] In 2014 It became Velosure Giordana [4]

Major winsEdit

2008
Stage 2, 3 & 4 Cinturon a Mallorca, Russell Downing
Abergavenny Criterium, Russell Downing
GP of Wales, Russell Downing
Stage 4 Tour of Ireland, Russell Downing
2009
Stage 3 Cinturon a Mallorca, Russell Downing
Overall Tour of Ireland, Russell Downing
Stage 1, Russell Downing
2010
Stage 1 Cinturon a Mallorca, Ian Bibby
2011
Stage 3 Cinturon a Mallorca, Ian Bibby
Stage 6 An Post Rás, Marcin Bialoblocki
2012
Overall BDO Tour of Northland, Michael Northey
Stages 1, 3 & 4, Michael Northey
Overall Irish Sea Tour of the North, James Moss
Stage 1 Tour du Loir-et-Cher, Michael Northey
Shay Elliott Memorial Race, Philip Lavery
Stage 1 An Post Rás, Marcin Białobłocki
Stage 3 Tour of Ulster, Matthew Higgins
Torquay Critrerium, Marcin Bialoblocki
Guildford Criterium, James Moss
GP Ville de Pérenchies, Rico Rogers
Newport Criterium, Rico Dene Rogers
Ottershaw Series, David Clarke
Overall Tour of Southland, Michael Northey
Stage 2, Michael Northey
Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, Michael Northey
Waipara Festival of Cycling, Matt Cronshaw
2013
Rev Classic Cambridge, Shem Rodger
Overall BDO Tour of Northland, Michael Northey
Stages 2 & 4, Michael Northey
Stage 3 Totnes - Vire Stage Race, James Williamson
Wales Open Criterium, Michael James Northey
Grand Prix of Wales, Michael Northey[5]
Sefton Classic, Daniel Barry
  New Zealand National Criterium Championship, Michael Northey
2014
Jock Wadley Memorial RR, Robert Partridge
Coalville Wheelers, Steven Lampier
Overall Irish Sea Tour of the North, James Gullen
Wiltshire GP, Marcin Bialoblocki
Stage 5 An Post Rás, Marcin Białobłocki

2013 teamEdit

As of 15 January 2013.[6]

Rider Date of birth
  Daniel Barry (NZL) (1988-01-29) 29 January 1988 (age 32)
  Lee Davis (GBR) (1970-06-18) 18 June 1970 (age 50)
  Nathan Edmondson (GBR) (1990-02-03) 3 February 1990 (age 30)
  Richard Hepworth (GBR) (1987-02-25) 25 February 1987 (age 33)
  Steven Lampier (GBR) (1984-03-02) 2 March 1984 (age 36)
  Andrew Magnier (GBR) (1988-07-06) 6 July 1988 (age 32)
Rider Date of birth
  Michael Northey (NZL) (1987-03-24) 24 March 1987 (age 33)
  Shem Rodger (NZL) (1988-12-04) 4 December 1988 (age 31)
  Roman Van Uden (NZL) (1988-10-29) 29 October 1988 (age 31)
  Christian Varley (GBR) (1984-06-21) 21 June 1984 (age 36)
  James Williamson (NZL) (1989-03-27) 27 March 1989 (age 31)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UCI
  2. ^ Motorpoint-Marshalls Pasta 2010 team launched
  3. ^ Nick Bull; photos by Andy Jones (17 November 2010). "CW launches Node4-Giordana racing team | Latest News". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  4. ^ http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest/541582/velosure-giordana-racing-team-for-2014.html
  5. ^ http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/road/article/roa20130714-road-Road--First-Premier-Calendar-win-for-Northey-0
  6. ^ "Node4-Giordana Racing (NGR) – GBR". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 15 January 2013.

External linksEdit

Official website